Chinese Kung Fu, also known as "Traditional Chinese Martial Arts", is one of the precious cultural heritages of traditional Chinese culture. In June, Chengdu's Qingcheng martial arts was added to China's National Intangible Cultural Heritage List for its long history and profound Kung Fu culture. Liu Suibin, the 36th generation successor of Qingcheng Style and its current head, has been practicing martial arts for more than 50 years.
Born in Suibin County, Heilongjiang Province, Liu Suibin began to learn martial arts from his grandfather at the age of 6. It was not until the year of 1997 that he began to practice Qingcheng martial arts with Yu Guoxiong, a representative of Qingcheng Style. After three years of study, Liu Suibin officially became the head of Qingcheng Style.
There are 129 styles of Chinese martial arts, in which Qingcheng Style has a history of nearly two thousand years and is now introduced to more than 80 countries around the world with nearly one million disciples. It is identified by the United Nations as an important part of Mount Qingcheng Taoist culture. Its content includes punching, Qingcheng Sword, Qingcheng Tai Chi, etc.
Liu Suibin said that great mountains breeds renowned martial arts style almost all martial arts styles have been affected by the culture of their birthplace. The unique cultural heritage of each famous mountain breeds the corresponding cultural and martial temperaments. Mount Qingcheng has the reputation of "the most tranquil place under heaven", so Qingcheng martial arts also combines the spirit of the mountain and river, which is flexible and elegant.
All the time, the spirit of Qingcheng martial arts Liu Suibin would like to convey is the harmony between human and mind, and he also regarded the promotion of Qingcheng martial arts as the goal of his life. He hopes that at every corner of the world, a Qingcheng martial arts practitioner can be seen, and more people can understand Chinese culture through Chinese martial arts.